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Object Name TELEGRAM
Catalog Number REL-98
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date June 17,1864
Scope & Content "Robert E. Lee to Gen. P. G. T. Beauregard, June 17, 1864"

Physical Appearance: The telegram (autographed note signed) is from Lee to Gen. P. G. T. Beauregard, dated June 17, 1864. Lee counsels Beauregard against withdrawal of troops from the north side of the James River. (See "Official Reports," XL, pt. 2, 664; Dowdy & Manarin, "Wartime Papers of R. E. Lee," 788.)
Creator Lee, Robert E., Gen.
Subjects CML LEE COLLECTION